Healthcare and Older Adults

Please answer all questions and make sure to cite your sources according to APA. Your references should be scholarly resources.

Due to the increasing percentage of older adult clients in the U.S., it is imperative that healthcare providers assess and confront their own attitudes and perceptions toward older adults.

Describe ageism and its impact on societal views of older adult clients.
Explain how ageism can influence the healthcare provisions of older adult clients.
As a healthcare provider, how can one best assess and confront attitudes, perceptions, behaviors, and biases toward older adults?
Give situations and examples where a nurse will need to use the Functional Consequences Theory to assess older adults.
What are some of the health belief systems of the Puerto Rican older adult clients?

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